System Number: 04741
Date: [21 September 1898]
Recipient: Rosalind Birnie Philip
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P381
Document Type: ALS
It is all right Major - Do not be troubled about the landlord - Get the most of the sea air - and when you finally have enough and it will have done you all the good in the world - Then you had better come [p. 2] over here and see your own country and the Britons of the place before you forget altogether what they are like! -
I am better - but not quite right yet - Probably may go away for a day or two first -
Then afterwards will see -
If more are needed I will send her key -
What is the matter with the Jersey post? - It seems to take as much time for anything to reach [p. 4] you as if you were in New York!
The best messages to you both -
the General -
'SEPT. 21. 1898'To
Elm Bank -
[stamp:] POSTAGE & INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON / SEP 21 / 98
[postmark on verso:] JERSEY / KCxA / SP 22 / 98
1. [21 September 1898]
Dated from the postmark; the same date was written on the envelope by the recipient.
The stationery has a deep mourning border.